CHICAGO (AP) -- To you, that angry, horn-blasting tailgater is suffering from road rage. But doctors have another name for it -- intermittent explosive disorder -- and a new study suggests it is far more common than they realized, affecting up to 16 million Americans.
...About 5 percent to 7 percent of the nationally representative sample had had the disorder, which would equal up to 16 million Americans. That is higher than better-known mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Dr. Coccaro said.
..."It is news to a lot of people even who are specialists in mental health services that such a large proportion of the population has these clinically significant anger attacks," Mr. Kessler said.
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Whole Foods Market is about to put some serious wind in its sales.
The trend-setting, natural foods grocery chain on Wednesday will announce plans to become the largest buyer of wind energy credits in North America by purchasing credits equal to 100% of its projected energy use for 2006.
That will make Whole Foods the only Fortune 500 company to purchase renewable energy credits
"Pedestrians and bicyclists, meanwhile, were exposed to counts of just 5,000 and 8,000, respectively."
So if you are driving a gas-guzzler, you may be feeling a pinch. For some the answer is torching the vehicle. Investigators say they have their hands full with claims for stolen SUV's, many of those cases may simply be fraud.